7 JUNE – 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

Seeing and understanding the world through children's eyes – is the wish of the exhibition Takeover. It is a collaboration between the Gropius Bau and the Brandenburg Gate Foundation, the cultural foundation of the Berliner Sparkasse.

Dark rooms, the exhibition as a game, the interaction of light and water, movement and shadow, as well as the interplay of sound and nature: Berlin elementary school students decided on these themes and curated their own exhibitions with works by Berlin artists. This summer, Picasso Elementary School will kick things off with "Takeover". PLASTIK HÖRT AUF PILZ on the south square of the Gropius Bau – with the artists Roberta Busechian and Tue Greenfort. Mushroom versus plastic or mushroom as plastic and can you actually hear nature growing? That is the question here.
© Images Amélie Losier / Stiftung Brandenburger Tor



Tue Greenfort (b. 1973 in Holbaek, Denmark) lives and works in Horbelev, Denmark.

Tue Greenfort’s interdisciplinary practice deals with issues such as the public and private realms, nature, and culture. Interweaving these subjects with the language of art he formulates a multi-faceted critique of today's dominant economical and scientific production. Intrigued by the dynamics in the natural world, Greenfort’s work often evolves around ecology and its history, including the environment, social relations, and human subjectivity.

The roots of his practice lie in the art movements of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Land Art and research...
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